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February 15, 2014

JC Hoops: Women breeze past Fillies; Jags beached at Coastal


The Lady Jaguars of Jacksonville College wasted no time in establishing superiority Wednesday night against Panola College.

The JC women corralled the Fillies, 77-59, in Region XIV play.

JC took a commanding 43-18 lead into half time to take the mystery out of the night early on.

Deva'Nyar Workman and Susan Agesen guided the Lady Jags by scoring 15 and 11 points, respectively.

Ten of the 12 Lady Jags that saw action scored at least two points in the game.

The JC ladies shot 50-percent (31 of 62) from the field while improving to 13-11, 7-6 in Region XIV action.

Next up is a trip to North Houston this afternoon to take on San Jacinto.


 In a game that came down to free throws, Coastal Bend defended its home court in Beeville on Wednesday by defeating Jacksonville College, 70-63.

The Cougars (9-14, 2-13 Region XIV) hit at an 85-percent (17 of 20) clip while the Jags stumbled from the charity stripe, nailing just 10 of 18 (55.6-percent).

JC led 30-26 at the break, but the Cougars outscored their guests 44-33 in the final 20 minutes of play.

The loss was the Jags' seventh in-a-row.

Anthony Sharp put in 13 points to lead JC offensively, with Derrick Modest and Raheem Watts tossing in 11 apiece.

Coastal Bend's Darius Dawkins came away with 25 points to lead all players.

The Jags (7-18, 2-13) will travel to Lee College for a 6 p.m.game this evening.


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